2022 CFP Semifinal Ohio State vs. Georgia line, picks: Predictions and best bets for Saturday's Peach Bowl from advanced computer model
The defending-champion and top-ranked Georgia Bulldogs face the No. 4 Ohio State Buckeyes on Saturday in the Peach Bowl, with a spot in the national championship game on the line. The winner of the CFP Semifinal in Atlanta will advance to the CFP National Championship against the winner of Saturday's earlier TCU vs. Michigan matchup. The Bulldogs (13-0) rolled through the regular season, winning all but one game by double digits, and beat LSU 50-30 in the SEC Championship Game. The Buckeyes (12-1) lost 45-23 to fellow semifinalist Michigan in their finale but got some help when USC lost to Utah in the Pac-12 title game.
Kickoff is set for 8 p.m. ET at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Caesars Sportsbook lists the Bulldogs as 5-point favorites in its latest Ohio State vs. Georgia odds, and the over/under for total points scored in the Peach Bowl is set at 61.5. (see up-to-date odds for bowl season on our college football odds page).
Before you make any Georgia vs. Ohio State picks or Peach Bowl predictions, you MUST check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.
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The model knows the Bulldogs have one of the nation's best defenses, a unit than allows 13 points per game (second in FBS). Georgia also averages 39 points, with Stetson Bennett leading an offense that puts up 492 yards per game (seventh). Tight end Brock Bowers averages 14 yards per reception and Kenny McIntosh (709 yards, 10 TDs) leads a backfield that puts up 207 rushing yards per game (18th). Bennett completes 68% of his throws and has 3,425 yards and 20 TDs. The defense ranks first against the run (77 YPG) and allows 292 yards per game (ninth).
The model also has considered that the Buckeyes put up more than 44 points per game (second in FBS). They also allow 19 points per contest (13th) and the defense ranks 11th overall (304 YPG). A poor second half against Michigan led to their only blemish, and they will be looking for atonement Saturday. Quarterback C.J. Stroud threw for 349 yards in that game, and he had 3,340 passing yards and 37 TDs this season, tied for fourth-most in the nation. Marvin Harrison Jr. has 1,157 receiving yards and 12 TDs and fellow wideout Emeka Egbuka has 1,039 yards and nine scores.
Now, the model has broken down the Ohio State vs. Georgia Peach Bowl matchup from every angle. We can tell you the model is leaning Under the total, and it also says one side of the spread has ALL the value! You ABSOLUTELY need to see it before locking in any college football picks.
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